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Released: September 28, 2012

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DA No.


Report No. SCL-00132

Friday September 28, 2012

Actions Taken Under Cable Landing License Act

Section 1.767(a) Cable Landing Licenses, Modifications, and Assignments or Transfers of Control of Interests in

Cable Landing Licenses (47 C.F.R. § 1.767(a))

By the Chief, Policy Division, International Bureau:
Pursuant to An Act Relating to the Landing and Operation of Submarine Cables in the United States, 47 U.S.C. §§
34-39 (Cable Landing License Act), Executive Order No. 10530, Exec. Ord. No. 10530 reprinted as amended in 3
U.S.C. § 301, and section 1.767 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. § 1.767, the following applications ARE
GRANTED. These grants of authority are taken under section 0.261 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. § 0.261.
Petitions for reconsideration under section 1.106 or applications for review under section 1.115 of the Commission's
rules, 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.106, 1.115, may be filed within 30 days of the date of this public notice.
These applications have been coordinated with the Department of State and other Executive Branch agencies pursuant
to section 1.767(b) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. §1.767(b), and consistent with procedures established with the
Department of State. See Review of Commission Consideration of Applications under the Cable Landing License Act,
IB Docket No. 00-106, Report and Order, 16 FCC Rcd 22167, 22192-93, paras. 51-52 (2001) (Submarine Cable
Landing License Report and Order); Streamlined Procedures for Executive Branch Review of Submarine Cable Landing
License Requests, State Department Media Note (Revised) (rel. Dec. 20, 2001) available at
This public notice serves as each cable landing licensee's Cable Landing License, or modification thereto, pursuant to
the Cable Landing License Act and sections 1.767 and 1.768 of the Commission's rules. Cable landing licensees should
review carefully the terms and conditions of their licenses. Failure to comply with these terms and conditions or
relevant Commission rules and policies could result in fines or forfeitures.
The Commission most recently amended its rules applicable to submarine cable landing licenses in Review of
Commission Consideration of Applications under the Cable Landing License Act, IB Docket No. 00-106, FCC 01-332,
16 FCC Rcd 22167 (2001), 67 Fed. Reg. 1615 (Jan. 14, 2002). An updated version of sections 1.767 and 1.768 of the
rules is available at See also for a March 13, 2002 Public Notice; for the December 14, 2001 Report and Order.
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PTI Pacifica Inc.
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:

Current Licensee:

PTI Pacifica Inc.


Prospector Investments Ltd.


Prospector Pacific Investments Inc.
Notification filed June 7, 2012, of the pro forma transfer of control of cable landing license, SCL-LIC-19921015-00007 (Old File No.
SCL-92-003), held by PTI Pacifica Inc. (PTI Pacifica), from Prospector Investments Ltd (Prospector) to Prospector Pacific Investments Inc.
(Prospector Pacific), effective May 15, 2012. PTI Pacifica is a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Pacific Telecom, Inc. (PTI). Prospector had a
67% and controlling interest in PTI. Prospector Pacific was inserted as a holding company between Prospector and PTI, and now Prospector
Pacifica holds the 67% and controlling interest in PTI, and thus indirectly controls PTI Pacifica.
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